Vietnam's military force is the third-largest in the world. Vietnam has a military that is composed of 482,000 active personnel and 5,040,000 from paramilitary forces, totalling 5,522,000 or 108.4 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its per-capita military is the third-highest in Asia.
On land, Vietnam has a mobile force of 1,800 tanks. For aerial defence, Vietnam has an air force of 97 military aircrafts and 47 attack helicopters.Vietnam has a naval fleet of 14 vessels, including 6 non-nuclear submarines. The naval fleet of warships also include 2 frigates and 6 corvettes.